With lacklustre winds, a strong outgoing tide and 2 bouts of flash showers, sailors struggled to make the best of the challenging ever-changing conditions on the course.
Day 2 sees 3 boats sharing the spoils over 3 races – As Jeremy Nixon’s Bad Influence claimed victory in Race 5, followed by Scott McCook’s renewed challenge in Race 6 on his Nacra F20 Carbon?and Louis Lim’s F16 Taipan wrapping up the day with a bullet in Race 7.
When the numbers were crunched, Doug Fimmell’s Madfish II held on to 1st place from Day 1, claiming the weekend double in the Overall Open Division and F16 One-Design Division. Jeremy Nixon’s Bad Influence sits 7 points adrift in 2nd place for the Open Division. Despite scoring an OCS in race 5, Uli Braun’s Allo managed to secure a place on the podium with a 3rd – rounding off the Open Division winners. In the One-Design Division, Madfish II shares the podium with Nigel Signal’s Stray Catz and Jeremy Nixon’s Bad Influence in 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Special mention goes to our Singapore National Youth Sailors Sophia Meyer and Chia Teck Pin, whose Nacra 15 Ole finished a commendable 5th Overall, considering this was their first CSC Catamaran Championships. We look forward to seeing more National Catamaran Sailors joining us in the 20th edition next year!